The San Antonio Spurs travels to Boston tonight in search of their ninth straight win overall. For the spreads and totals of this game and all other NBA games check out Oddsmaker sportsbook.
Head to head the Spurs are just 3-7 ATS in the last 10 games. With that said, they are an impressive 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games played in Boston. The underdog is an overwhelming 10-1 in the last 11 and the road team is 7-0 ATS in the last 7. Boston has been impressive at home lately going 7-0 ATS in their last 7. In their last 20 games as a home underdog the Celtics are 14-5-1 ATS. Of note as well is that on two days rest the Celtics are 17-7-1 ATS in the last 25 games under those conditions. The Spurs are 9-2 ATS in their last 11 vs. team with a plus .600 home win percentage and 23-7-1 ATS in their last 31 games overall.
The Spurs come into this game as winners of 8 straight and the Celtics are winners of 5 in a row so something has to give tonight in Boston. Ray Allen returns to the lineup after missing 6 straight games, but the C’s are still winning and most recently dominated the visiting Miami Heat 91-72 at home on Sunday. Add to that the Celtics have won their last 7 at home overall and have beaten San Antonio 7 of the last 9 times they have squared off. However, the Spurs are the most on fire team in the league entering tonight. They crushed the Cavaliers 125-90 on Tuesday night to push their road record to 14-2 in their last 16 games away from home.
With how well these teams are playing this is a real tough game to call. Both of these teams rely on a big veteran presence. In a splitting hairs kind of situation we are going to take the Celtics because of the rest factor. So give us Boston and take the points even though it won’t be many at the sportsbook.